March 1st Tuesday Times

on March 1, 2016 TJ

Tuesday Times

March 1, 2016


Just a quick reminder that Today, MARCH 1, 2016 is the final national deadline for SkillsUSA membership to qualify any student to compete, run for office or serve as a voting delegate at district/regional, state and national levels.  If you have submitted your student membership THANK YOU.  If not, please be aware that at midnight on March 1, the national membership deadline will end.

If you need to join or want to check on your previously submitted membership click on the button below.


National Membership



Dates to Remember

March 11 –  State Conference Registration Deadline
March 11 – State Officer Applications Due
March 20 – Chapter Excellence Program (CEP) & Award Nomination Deadline
March 24 – Hotel Room Blocks Released
March 25 – State Conference – Payment Deadline
March 25 – Opening Ceremony Photo Submission Deadline
April 24 –  27 State Leadership and Skills Conference




State Conference Registration

Conference registration opened yesterday and will close on Friday, March 11, 2016. Please click on the following link for all forms and information.


All State Conference Forms & Information



Competition Judges

Do you know someone who would like to serve as a SkillsUSA Florida judge during the State Leadership & Skills Conference. If so, please have them sign up to participate by sharing the following link: 



State Officer Candidates

Do you know a student who wants to improve their leadership skills? Do you know a student who is passionate about SkillsUSA? There are still open slots for students to run to be a part of the 2016-2017 SkillsUSA Florida State Officer Team.

Please contact David Moye for additional details:


State Officer Application



Penny Wars

There’s a war brewing… a penny war. The first annual penny war at the SkillsUSA Florida State Leadership and Skills Conference is approaching! Grab you ammunition, AKA your pennies, bills, and silver coins and wage war against the other regions. Take your region to victory by winning the war – the penny war! Click on the button below for additional details.


Penny Wars



SkillsUSA Florida Opening Ceremony 

Do you want to be featured in the SkillsUSA Florida Opening Ceremony? Mike Sanders and his students from Southeast High School will be running the video broadcasting. We would like for every chapter to be featured in the opening video so please send in a photo of your students. Click the button below for additional information.

Submissions are due on March 25.


Opening Ceremony Photo Request



SkillsUSA Florida Advisor Winners

Congratulations to the following advisors who were randomly selected to win a SkillsUSA resource for completing the Advisor Survey.

  • Jeff Ledger
  • Gloria Benitez-Delgado
  • David Ayala
  • Gloria J. McCoy
  • Floyd Roberts

Thank you to all those advisors who provided their valuable feedback.




Hypertherm’s ‘Spark Something Great’

Don’t miss your chance to apply for Hypertherm’s “Spark Something Great” educational grant. The grant will award 10 schools with a Powermax45® plasma cutting and gouging system, a Plasma Cutting Technology: Theory and Practice curriculum kit and a training visit from a Hypertherm technical representative. The program aims to ensure the next generation of welders and metal fabricators know how to properly cut and gouge with plasma by making available to schools the latest cutting equipment and standardized instruction.

Applications for 2016 are due on or before April 1. More information, including instructions for submitting a grant application, is available by clicking the following button.


Spark Something Great